FESTIVAL 2021

Dates:

June 4 – 13

VENUES:

Brooklyn Theaters, Drive-Ins, BFF’s Website

PROGRAM:

150 film premieres competing for the Grand Chameleon Award


STRUCTURE:

BFF is an international competitive festival. Films are submitted as and divided into 6 categories: Feature Narrative, Feature Documentary, Short Narrative, Short Doc, Experimental, and Animation. In terms of presentation, films are grouped into 40 two-hour programs.
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FILM SCHEDULE:

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TICKETS & PASSES:

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KIDS FILM FESTIVAL:

BFF will present the 17th annual KidsFilmFest (KFF) on the same dates of BFF. KFF will offer two film programs. One tailored for kids from 3 to 7 and the other for older kids, 8 to 15 age group. Festival films are unrated and consists of numerous animated shorts, documentaries, and live-action films. Parental Guidance therefore is recommended.


BFF EXCHANGE:

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AWARDS & PRIZES

BFF awards the winners with prizes totaling $50,000 in cash, film services, and products. Check here or the latest on Awards & Prizes


THEME:

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NETWORKING & SPECIAL EVENTS:

Please check often our Latest News page and keep up to date with the conversation on our Socials. 


FESTIVAL BACKGROUND:

Organized by the same people who brought to you the Williamsburg Brooklyn Film Festival and the Brooklyn International Film Festival, the 501(c)(3) Brooklyn Film Festival is an organization developed from 23 years of experience. Re-branded in 2010, the new BFF rides an enriched mission.

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FILM SUBMISSIONS:

BFF accepts paperless entries via FilmFreeway.com from July 1 through March 10 of the following year. For DEADLINES, FAQ, rules, and to submit visit: + SUBMIT A FILM


MISSION:

To provide a public forum in Brooklyn in order to advance public interest in films and the independent production of films.
To draw worldwide attention to Brooklyn as a center for cinema.
To encourage the rights of all Brooklyn residents to access and experience the power of independent filmmaking, and to promote artistic excellence and the creative freedom of artists without censure.

To promote, foster, stimulate, increase, and advance Brooklyn’s public interest in film through the following means:

  • – To organize, sponsor, and present forums, lectures, and discussions related to the creation of independent films.
  • – To conduct classes and workshops for the development of new filmmakers and the public exhibition of new and existing works.
  • – To partner with like-minded organizations to exhibit new and existing works.

To support arts organizations with similar missions.
To hold an annual competitive film festival in Brooklyn.
BROOKLYN FILM SOCIETY